An idea to can the spam

Friday, 7 June 2002, 11:36 AM EST

Yahoo, MSN and many other free (and even paid) e-mail services seem to be repositories for spammers. Even when customers pony up dollars for better accounts, the results are often the same.

It's not uncommon to see opt-in rules fail because of sneaky tactics on the part of spammers. Requests to be removed from spammers' e-mail lists don't work either, as they have become a means to let spammers know whether an address is in use or not.

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